[Openstack] Entities in OpenStack Auth
mdragon at rackspace.com
Wed Mar 2 00:23:16 UTC 2011
On 3/1/11 6:11 PM, Eric Day wrote:
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> For the OpenStack API, we need something a bit different from what we
> have today. We currently have no way of passing in a project name,
> so I propose we add an "entity" element to the path name (just like
> Swift does). For example, instead of "/v1.0/servers/1", it would be
> "/v1.0/entity/servers/1", where entity can represent an account (like
> swift), project (like current nova), or even a user entity (deployments
> where projects or accounts are not used). Our window for OpenStack
> API changes is still open as it's still under heavy development,
> and I think this path addition will provide more functionality and
> a consistent structure across services (glance and burrow will be
> using an account or "entity" in the path as well).
FYI: the multitenant blueprint, which I will be proposing for merge
later today or early tomorrow, does just this to pass the project name in.
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